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sough

verb

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to take in and let out a deep audible breath or to make a similar sound
  • all night long the patient was soughing in her sleep

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The first known use of sough was before the 12th century

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“Sough.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sough. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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